The Summary Report on Activities outlines Scholars at Risk’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, research &
Free to Think 2021 is the seventh installment of an annual report by SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project. The report analyzes 332 attacks on higher education communities in 65 countries and territories around the world between September 1, 2020 and
In this recorded segment of the 2022 How to Host workshop, hosting considerations are covered to include best practices and advice on identifying a SAR scholar, preparing for a scholar’s arrival, supporting a scholar during a visit, and roles of
The following is an excerpt from Scholars at Risk’s Free to Think report series and provides a brief overview of legal standards relating to academic freedom. Translations of this text are available further below in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), French, Polish,
In August 2021, the Inspireurope project published Researchers at Risk: National-Level Actions in Europe, led by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s Philipp Schwartz Initiative and the PAUSE Programme. The report gathers the experiences of 14 national-level initiatives in Europe supporting researchers at risk. The aim
Universities, colleges, and other institutional members of the SAR Network have a variety of opportunities to make a difference in protecting threatened scholars and strengthening the university space. The Getting Involved brochure provides a birds-eye view of the various opportunities
The 20th Anniversary Report marks SAR’s first 20 years of protecting threatened scholars and promoting everyone’s freedom to think, question, and share ideas.
SAR is partnering with Al-Fanar Media on a new survey to determine the extent of academic self-censorship in the Arab region. Professors, researchers, lecturers, and students in or from the region are invited to complete the survey here, and to
Free to Think 2020 is the sixth installment of an annual report by SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing attacks on higher education communities around the world between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020.
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share a summary report on the 2020 SAR Global Congress under the theme Truth Power & Society: The Promise of Higher Education in Challenging Times, an online program on 26-27 March 2020, including appearances
In the midst of these uncertain times, we want to stay connected with one another and support our members as we navigate this new normal. Scholars at Risk is rooted in our community, and we remain dedicated to serving not
Promoting Higher Education Values: A Guide for Discussion is intended to frame and facilitate discussion about higher education values and their implementation in a wide range of settings. It starts from the view that healthy higher education communities matter enormously. But to
The Promoting Higher Education: A Guide for Discussion Workshop Supplement is a companion piece to the separate publication, Promoting Higher Education Values: A Guide for Discussion, and the free online course, Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters. The Guide is intended to frame and
The Speaker Series Publicity and Confidentiality Checklist provides insights to assist institutions, organizations, and affiliates interested in inviting SAR scholars to speak on campus through the Vivian G. Prins/SAR Speaker Series. This checklist provides guidance for planning speaking events for at-risk
This joint report by the Global Public Policy Institute and Scholars at Risk introduces the Academic Freedom Index (AFi), a new time series and near-global dataset on several dimensions of academic freedom. It calls on decision-makers in higher education and